Arts

Concerts on Dec. 8 and 9 celebrate the Christmas season

Union College Festival of Lessons and Carols
The first concert will begin Friday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. and will feature the Unionaires, Union College Vocal Octet and Chamber Chorale. Diverse selections from the carols and anthems of John Rutter will be interspersed with Biblical texts from the four Gospels telling the the age-old story of Christ's birth. Everyone is welcome at this free concert in the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church (4801 Prescott Ave).

Forbes bicycle photography on display in the McClelland Art Gallery

"This exhibit combines two things that I've enjoyed for a long time, but never put together: bicycling and photography," says Bruce Forbes, Union College associate professor of art and graphic design who is displaying photographs in Union College's McClelland Art Gallery until Dec. 3.

The exhibit presents 24 color photos taken this summer while Forbes participated in the Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) with 600 participants and the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) with 10,000 registered bicyclists.

ABC reality show filmed at George Stone School<br>Episode airs: Monday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. CST

The Wife Swap crew film Susan Zimmermann's class at George Stone School.

George Stone students and Cody (in light blue near the back) take recess in the Union College atrium.

Children of the World choir performs at Union

Union College welcomes the Children of the World international children's choir on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m. in the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Andrew Peterson to perform free concert Oct. 27

Union College presents Christian folk artist Andrew Peterson in concert at the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church (4801 Prescott Ave.) Friday, Oct. 27, 2006. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free to the public and a free will offering will be collected to support Peterson's ministry.

Peterson has recorded seven albums and his music has been reviewed by USA Today and Christianity Today, among others. He is known for his down-to-earth style and vivid observations.

McClelland shares beauty of nature in the McClelland Art Gallery

The paintings of Jim McClelland will be in Union College's McClelland Art Gallery Oct. 20–Nov. 10, 2006. The watercolor and oil paintings will depict a variety of scenes including birds, animals, landscapes, flowers and still life.

"Artwork is meant to be shared," says McClelland, professor of art at Union College. "I hope people will be inspired by the creative genius of God, expressed not only in the paintings themselves, but in the talents He gives people."

Union College concert celebrates Mozart's 250th birthday

LINCOLN—Union College presents, "The Majesty of Mozart," a free vocal and instrumental concert on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church, to celebrate the 250th birthday of one of Austria's great composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Watercolors' vibrancy seen in the McClelland Gallery

LINCOLN—Missi Paul, a national award winning artist from Lincoln, Neb., is currently displaying transparent watercolors at Union College's McClelland Art Gallery until Oct. 1.

"These are not your grandma's faded watercolors," Paul says of the vibrancy in her paintings.

Unlike ink, pencil or oil painting, once a watercolor has been added it cannot be removed from the painting, and the color seeps into the paper as it wills. "Watercolor is technique first," Paul says. "It has a lot of personality and is hard to control."

"Woman's Work," Pippa White to perform at Union College

LINCOLN—Union College's Multicultural Committee presents, "Woman's Work," a one-woman show performed by professional actress Pippa White, Sept. 19 at 7:00 p.m. The free show will take place on the lower level of the Everett Dick Administration Building, at the center of the Union College campus, 3800 S. 48th St. "Women's Work" is a combination of short monologues that use humor and insight to explore the lives of working women in the past 15 decades.

Union College art gallery hosts photos from tropical travel

LINCOLN—If you can't spend three weeks exploring tropical countries for college credit, venture into the photos of the Union College students who did.

A photograph exhibit gives a remarkable view of the 15 students and three faculty members' journey through Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras this summer, and is on display in Union College's McClelland Art Gallery from Aug. 13–Sept. 10.

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